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Meet the internet’s newest adorable sensation: LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri

Meet the internet’s newest adorable sensation: LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — She’s only 3 years old, but LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri is already making a name for herself online. The King has been posting about her a lot recently, whether it be style, her ability to be sassy, or just her doing a “Frozen” duet […]

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50 years after raised fists at Olympics, legacy of protest continues with Kaepernick

50 years after raised fists at Olympics, legacy of protest continues with Kaepernick

Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — It was a moment in time that, even if you haven’t heard the story, you’ve probably seen the images. The date was Oct. 16, 1968, and Tommie Smith and John Carlos had just won the gold and bronze medals, respectively, at the Mexico […]

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Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Aly Raisman joined the growing calls to oust new interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono — just three days after she was named to take over the floundering organization. Raisman, a two-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist, took to Twitter on Monday to support […]

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Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono over anti-Kaepernick tweet

Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono over anti-Kaepernick tweet

Tim Bradbury/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — USA Gymnastics just can’t seem to get out of its own way when it comes to establishing new leadership. The honeymoon lasted just one day for USA Gymnastics interim President Mary Bono, who was appointed on Friday and came under fire from the sport’s biggest […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/18

Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 7, Boston 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 4, Milwaukee 3 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVegas 1, Philadelphia 0Edmonton 2, N.Y. Rangers 1Ottawa 5, L.A. Kings 1Boston 8, Detroit 2Carolina 5, Minnesota 4Toronto 4, Washington 2Tampa Bay 8, Columbus 2Vancouver 3, […]

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Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

Colin Kaepernick/Twitter(SAN FRANCISCO) — Colin Kaepernick, who helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl but made even bigger headlines protesting against social injustice, was among those honored on Thursday for their significant contributions to black history and culture. Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle headlined a list of […]

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Laurie Hernandez talks new children’s book, announces she’s training for 2020 Olympics

Laurie Hernandez talks new children’s book, announces she’s training for 2020 Olympics

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez is returning to gymnastics. The 18-year-old made the announcement on “Good Morning America” Thursday, saying she is “currently training.” “Crossing your fingers for 2020,” Hernandez said of the future Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo. Besides winning a gold and […]

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Scoreboard Roundup — 10/8/18

Scoreboard Roundup — 10/8/18

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston  11  Cleveland     3 Final  Boston   16  N-Y Yankees   1    NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers   6  Atlanta   2    NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Final  Dallas      115  Philadelphia   112 Final OT  Brooklyn    110  Detroit        108 Final  Indiana     111  Cleveland      102 Final  Charlotte   […]

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Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem upon his return to the NFL

Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem upon his return to the NFL

Grant Halverson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Eric Reid, a defensive back with the Carolina Panthers, took a knee on the field on Sunday during the national anthem before a game against the New York Giants. The game marked Reid’s return to the NFL after an uncertain few months as a free […]

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UFC 229 descends into chaos after Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Conor McGregor

UFC 229 descends into chaos after Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Conor McGregor

Harry How/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — The fight outside the cage at UFC 229 will end up getting a lot more attention than the fight inside the ring. Khabib Nurmagomedov tapped out UFC star Conor McGregor, who was making his return to the Octagon after an interlude in boxing, with a […]

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